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Output Travelling Wave Tube High Voltage Power Supply Group (OTWT_HVPS)

S²MARTS Project No. 24-03


Monday, 03 June 2024 from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

During this hour-long event, the Government team shared additional details about the project and answered questions during a live Q&A session. Their insight into the opportunity is invaluable in crafting your solution.

You can access the OTWT_HVPS Project TALX Q&A, recording and slide deck by filling out the Key Document Request form on the right.

Request for Solutions

The Government has released the Request for Solution (RFS) for the OTWT_HVPS opportunity. To review the RFS and its accompanying documents, fill out the Key Document request form on the right side of this page.

To access the CUI attachments please fill out this form: Request CUI Attachments

If you have any questions regarding the RFS, you can submit them until 28 May 2024 at 12:00 PM ET and the final solutions are due by 21 June 2024 at 12:00 PM ET.


During this virtual teaming event, organizations interested in the OTWT_HVPS opportunity had 5-7 minutes to present their capabilities to other interested organizations and meet others who complement their offerings.

You can access the slide deck by filling out the Key Document Request form on the right.

Teaming List Available

Are you interested in teaming for the OTWT_HVPS opportunity? Fill out the Teaming List form here OTWT_HVPS Teaming Request and you’ll receive the teaming list via email.

Important Note By filling out this form, your company consents to sharing your information with other companies requesting the Teaming List. Please allow 1 – 2 business days for your information to be added to the online list you will receive via email.


Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane is seeking prototype solutions to increase the operational reliability of an Radio Frequency (RF) Output Travelling Wave Tube (OTWT) High Voltage Power Supply Group (HVPS), while also seeking to enhance the repairability, maintainability, and affordability of the asset. The result of this effort will be to design and prototype a form/fit/function replacement of the current RF OTWT High Voltage Power Supply Group (High Voltage Power Supply, Transformer Rectifier, Driver Control/Power Processor). The Navy desires a HVPS that addresses the current reliability issues. The desired cost-effective solution must also be maintainable and repairable. The HVPS currently has very limited capability to repair or remove/replace faulty components due to inefficient circuit layout and excessive use of potting material. The current HVPS Group also does not have adequate self-protections to prevent damage to itself nor prevent cascading failures to related Shop Replaceable Assemblies (SRAs).

The OTWT_HVPS Other Transaction Authority (OTA) prototype project will be defined by the performer’s proposed schedule but is estimated within a 24-month period for the entire effort.

To view the full Coming Soon notice, please fill out the Request form to See Documents on the right side of the page.


Coming Soon Notice:

May 13, 2024 10:00 am ET

RFS Release:

May 21, 2024 12:00 pm ET

RNI Release:


Questions Due:

May 28, 2024 12:00 pm ET

Q&A Responses:


Solution Due:

June 21, 2024 12:00 pm ET

Award Notice:


Awareness Day:


Awareness Day:


Innovator NETWORX:

May 22, 2024 3:00 pm ET

June 3, 2024 1:00 pm ET